Overview Prepare yourself for an international career in accounting and finance. Whether you’ve previously studied accounting, finance or business in a non-English speaking context or you are new to the field but aspire to a career in accounting or finance, this is an ideal course for you. On this Master’s you’ll get a great foundation in general accounting and financial management responsibilities. You’ll also have the chance to explore other essential business functions, such as managing people and organisations, strategic marketing and management, management skills and personal development. There’s no dissertation, so you’ll benefit from an extra semester of taught modules, including performance management and reporting, to ensure you develop all the essential skills and knowledge you need to excel. You don’t need to have studied or worked in business before to thrive on this course. You just need to be excited about working with numbers, as well as developing the soft skills – such as communication, teamwork and presenting – that are essential for rising to the top in this competitive field. About This Course To be a good accountant or financial manager you don’t just need excellent technical knowledge. You also need excellent interpersonal or soft skills. On this course you will have the opportunity to develop both to a high level, laying the foundation for a brilliant career. You’ll learn practical, technical skills such as preparing and interpreting financial reports, analysing management performance and undertaking investment appraisals. You’ll also discover key management theories and explore what makes a good manager. You’ll discover how to understand different management perspectives in order to make effective management decisions. You’ll learn how to think critically and analytically, making your own decisions about which theories to apply when and how to combine different approaches. You’ll also have the chance to future-proof your career by investigating emerging financial and accounting techniques. Meanwhile you’ll also develop the soft skills you need to rise to the top. You’ll discover how to present information meaningfully to non-specialists, how to manage people, how to work effectively in teams, and how to see issues from different perspectives and look for innovative solutions. Accounting and financial management don’t exist in a vacuum, so you’ll also be introduced to the other key business disciplines, gaining expertise in the different business functions – a great advantage in your future career. Throughout your studies you’ll benefit from a strong focus on launching your career. Our links with industry mean that you’ll learn the theories and practices demanded by employers. We’ll also help you to hone skills such as CV writing and solo and group interview techniques. And you’ll be able to take part in our annual Employability Week, where you’ll have a chance to hear from, and network with, people working in industry, including NBS alumni and people working at leading accountancy firms. This course has been carefully designed to make sure you graduate with in-depth knowledge and expertise of all the key areas of accounting and financial management, including international accounting standards and financial regulation around the world. In all of your modules you’ll look at issues from an international perspective. You’ll learn from academics whose work is internationally respected around the world and alongside students from all over the globe. This ensures you leave us ready to excel on the international stage, with skills that are relevant anywhere. Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: www.uea.ac.uk
Accounting and financial management; corporate financial management; integrated business decisions; international financial reporting; management skills and personal development; managerial accounting; managing people and organisations; performance management and reporting; strategic marketing management.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Chartered Institute of Marketing
- Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
At least a 2.2 Honours degree or higher, or equivalent in a non-business related subject or any subject studied in a non-UK context required. All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose 1st language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in all 4 components.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£12300||Whole course|
Additional fee information
Funding is available both from the University and from a number of external schemes.